The once and future king

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Fontana, 1994 - Fiction - 638 pages
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Brilliant and nuanced characterization. - Goodreads
Unoriginal and lazy writing. - Goodreads
Wonderful book, with many insights - Goodreads
I tried sohard to get into it but the prose is awful. - Goodreads
Overall it's written well and the pace is pretty good. - Goodreads
I loved Merlin and loved the ending. - Goodreads

Review: The Once and Future King (The Once and Future King #1-4)

User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

When I began reading The Sword in the Stone, I was in love. Whimsical, non-sequitur fantasy writing at its finest. Now I have finished Book Two. Book Two sucks and I don't want to finish the book anymore. Bye! Read full review

Review: The Once and Future King (The Once and Future King #1-4)

User Review  - Suzanne Eastman - Goodreads

This is quite possibly the most in depth Arthurian novel ever written! All of the most noted characters are woven into this four part mega novel as well as a plethora of other famous characters you ... Read full review

Contents

The Sword in the Stone
7
The Queen of Air and Darkness 709
209
The IllMade Knight
311

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About the author (1994)

Terence Hanbury White was born on May 29, 1906 in Bombay, India. He attended Cheltenham College, Gloucestershire, and Queen's College, Cambridge. The success of his autobiography, England Have My Bones, allowed him to leave teaching after six years and devote his time to writing. Although he wrote a wide array of novels and some poetry, he is best known for The Once and Future King, his four-volume retelling of the legend of King Arthur, which became the basis for both the musical, Camelot, and the Disney film, The Sword in the Stone. White died on January 17, 1964, while returning home from a lecture tour in America.

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